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Amateur Photographer

May 15 2021
Magazine

Published by Time Inc. (UK) Ltd Amateur Photographer is the world's oldest weekly magazine for photography enthusiasts. With its unique weekly format, it is the first for news and events, plus features on techniques, equipment tests and darkroom advice. It appeals to those interested in buying and learning about digital and film photographic equipment, wanting advice on improving their technique, and learning about the greats in photography. Regular features on reader portfolios, darkroom, digital, black & white and photographer profiles ensure all areas of photography are covered. With an audience of dedicated photography enthusiasts.

A week in photography

This week in 1949 • TREASURES FROM THE HULTON ARCHIVE

It’s good to share • Our favourite photos posted by readers on our social media channels this week

Previsualise photos before hanging them

Former AP staffer is now a Sigma ambassador

Sigma 35mm F1.4 for full-frame mirrorless

Fox Talbot collection breaks auction record

From the archive • Nigel Atherton looks back at past AP issues

KIT LIST

Natural talent • Polina creates beautiful, often painterly, flower portraits and still-life studies. Here she talks to Tracy Calder about the magic of previsualisation and the joy of working in a studio

POLINA’S TOP TIPS

Manual lenses

Win!

Amateur Photographer

Inbox

Stranger days • John Mannell’s Portrait Per Day project allowed him to manage his mental health and move forward in life. Peter Dench finds out more

New York state of mind • Portraits of New Yorkers by the photographer Sally Davies reveal a diverse set of characters. She tells Amy Davies all about it

News just in • For the second year in a row, World Press Photo has taken place entirely online. Amy Davies picks out some of the highlights of the prestigious annual awards

Evening Class • Photoshop guru Martin Evening sorts out your photo-editing and post-processing problems

STEP BY STEP – MARTIN’S MONO CONVERSION IN LIGHTROOM

Paul Smith

Join the Club • This diverse and active club celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2021

Basingstoke Camera Club • Oakridge West Community Centre, Upton Crescent, Basingstoke RG21 5SN

For and against

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At a glance

Fujifilm X-E4 • It’s the smallest X-mount camera to feature an X-Trans sensor, but has its design been oversimplified? Michael Topham investigates

A new pancake prime

Focal points • Here we cast our eyes over a few of the other features on the X-E4 we’re yet to cover in detail

ISO and noise

Verdict

Tamron 17-70mm F/2.8 Di III-A VC RXD • This premium standard zoom is a welcome option for Sony APS-C shooters, says Andy Westlake, but some may find it too bulky

Verdict

Rode Wireless Go II • Angela Nicholson takes a look at Rode’s latest wireless microphone system

RODE CENTRAL

Tony Kemplen on the … Gelto D III • A small, unusual-looking camera, purposely chosen for the ‘anniversary’ of this column as it uses 127 film

Buying Guide • Our comprehensive listing of key specifications for mirrorless lenses

Final Analysis • Peter Dench considers... Klaudia and Szymon getting married during the pandemic by Tomasz Lazar


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Frequency: Weekly Pages: 68 Publisher: Kelsey Publishing Group Edition: May 15 2021

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: May 10, 2021

Formats

OverDrive Magazine

subjects

Photography

Languages

English

Published by Time Inc. (UK) Ltd Amateur Photographer is the world's oldest weekly magazine for photography enthusiasts. With its unique weekly format, it is the first for news and events, plus features on techniques, equipment tests and darkroom advice. It appeals to those interested in buying and learning about digital and film photographic equipment, wanting advice on improving their technique, and learning about the greats in photography. Regular features on reader portfolios, darkroom, digital, black & white and photographer profiles ensure all areas of photography are covered. With an audience of dedicated photography enthusiasts.

A week in photography

This week in 1949 • TREASURES FROM THE HULTON ARCHIVE

It’s good to share • Our favourite photos posted by readers on our social media channels this week

Previsualise photos before hanging them

Former AP staffer is now a Sigma ambassador

Sigma 35mm F1.4 for full-frame mirrorless

Fox Talbot collection breaks auction record

From the archive • Nigel Atherton looks back at past AP issues

KIT LIST

Natural talent • Polina creates beautiful, often painterly, flower portraits and still-life studies. Here she talks to Tracy Calder about the magic of previsualisation and the joy of working in a studio

POLINA’S TOP TIPS

Manual lenses

Win!

Amateur Photographer

Inbox

Stranger days • John Mannell’s Portrait Per Day project allowed him to manage his mental health and move forward in life. Peter Dench finds out more

New York state of mind • Portraits of New Yorkers by the photographer Sally Davies reveal a diverse set of characters. She tells Amy Davies all about it

News just in • For the second year in a row, World Press Photo has taken place entirely online. Amy Davies picks out some of the highlights of the prestigious annual awards

Evening Class • Photoshop guru Martin Evening sorts out your photo-editing and post-processing problems

STEP BY STEP – MARTIN’S MONO CONVERSION IN LIGHTROOM

Paul Smith

Join the Club • This diverse and active club celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2021

Basingstoke Camera Club • Oakridge West Community Centre, Upton Crescent, Basingstoke RG21 5SN

For and against

Data file

At a glance

Fujifilm X-E4 • It’s the smallest X-mount camera to feature an X-Trans sensor, but has its design been oversimplified? Michael Topham investigates

A new pancake prime

Focal points • Here we cast our eyes over a few of the other features on the X-E4 we’re yet to cover in detail

ISO and noise

Verdict

Tamron 17-70mm F/2.8 Di III-A VC RXD • This premium standard zoom is a welcome option for Sony APS-C shooters, says Andy Westlake, but some may find it too bulky

Verdict

Rode Wireless Go II • Angela Nicholson takes a look at Rode’s latest wireless microphone system

RODE CENTRAL

Tony Kemplen on the … Gelto D III • A small, unusual-looking camera, purposely chosen for the ‘anniversary’ of this column as it uses 127 film

Buying Guide • Our comprehensive listing of key specifications for mirrorless lenses

Final Analysis • Peter Dench considers... Klaudia and Szymon getting married during the pandemic by Tomasz Lazar


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